JB Van Hollen Tag Archive


  • Van Hollen’€™s Partisan Plans Caught on Tape

    After Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed his frivolous lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board (GAB), he claimed that his motives were not partisan. He went on to claim that his...

    Cory Liebmann, 10/06/2008
  • Van Hollen’€™s War Against African-American Voters

    J.B. Van Hollen’€™s frivolous lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board, (GAB) is political mischief that could complicate voting for as many as 1 million people in Wisconsin. One Wisconsin Now, the League...

    Cory Liebmann, 10/01/2008
  • Partisan Power Plays and Probable Cause

    A state equal rights officer has found enough evidence to believe that J.B. Van Hollen’€™s Justice Department demoted its head of the public integrity section in retaliation. Joell Schigur’€™s demotion came after...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/29/2008
  • All Children Matter Guilty, But Remains Unpenalized

    It’s time the Government Accountability Board to act on the recommendations of the former State Elections Board and penalize All Children Matter for violating Wisconsin election laws in 2006. The Election Board...

    Scot Ross, 09/24/2008
  • All Children Matter Long Overdue for a Penalty on 2006 Election Law Violations

    One Wisconsin Now is calling on the GAB to penalize All Children Matter for violating Wisconsin election laws in 2006.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/24/2008
  • Save Wisconsin’s Vote!

    Hundreds of thousands of legal voters are at risk ‘€“ but we only get utter silence from the McCain campaign. The media has been reporting that Wisconsinites have received absentee ballot applications...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/23/2008
  • The Taxpayer-Financed Legal Arm of the GOP

    If there was ever any doubt that J.B. Van Hollen’€™s lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board was partisan at its core, the latest events this week should eliminate it. First, in a...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/22/2008
  • RPW-DOJ Communication Requires McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen Drop Partisan Voter Disenfranchisement Lawsuit

    MILWAUKEE — New media reports that the top aide to Wisconsin Republican Attorney General had “multiple conversations” with the head of the state Republican Party over a partisan voter disenfranchisement lawsuit filed...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2008
  • The Truth About Voter Fraud in Wisconsin

    The highly respected Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s School of Law, has a comprehensive, well researched and documented white paper by Justin Levitt on recent allegations of voter fraud...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/21/2008
  • Will J.B. Face a Challenge at the Polls?

    J.B. Van Hollen’€™s frivolous lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board, could disenfranchise up to 1 million legitimate voters in November. Much of that could happen because of very minor discrepancies such as...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/18/2008
  • Van Hollen Should Fulfill Records Request Now!

    It now appears that Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’€™s office is admitting that top officials at the Wisconsin Department of Justice consulted with Republican Party operatives regarding the filing of J.B. Van...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/18/2008
  • PRECOURT PRIMER: McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen’s Quotes, Timeline

    8/20/2008 Van Hollen Takes Helm As McCain state Campaign Co-Chair “I’m honored to help lead John McCain’s Wisconsin campaign, and I’m looking forward to his victory in November.” [Van Hollen Campaign Website]...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/18/2008
  • WDC Calls Out Van Hollen for Partisan Suit

    Since J.B. Van Hollen filed his frivolous lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board, his partisan action has been panned far and wide. From OWN to the League of Women Voters, to the...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/17/2008
  • Van Hollen’s ‘Opponents’: Democracy

    JB Van Hollen, the Republican Attorney General who also coincidentally serves as the co-chair of John McCain’s presidential campaign, was on Wisconsin Public Radio today talking about his partisan lawsuit to disenfranchise...

    Scot Ross, 09/16/2008
  • New Election Task Force Must Investigate Specifics of False Absentee Ballot Mailing

    MILWAUKEE — The newly-announced election task force by Attorney General JB Van Hollen and Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm must make its first task a complete investigation of the John McCain...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/16/2008
  • Troubling Mixed Messages From New Task Force

    Shortly after becoming the Co-Chair for John McCain’€™s Wisconsin Campaign, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said the following: ‘€œI’€™m honored to help lead John McCain’€™s Wisconsin campaign, and I’€™m looking forward to...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/16/2008
  • Coalition for America’s Families: $900,000, RPW Criticisms 0

    MILWAUKEE — Less than a month after a blustery press release complaining about an advertising purchase by the Wisconsin Education Association Council, the Republican Party of Wisconsin is strangely silent now that...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/13/2008
  • JB Van Harris?

    If you’€™re still on the fence about the motives of Wisconsin Attorney General JB Van Hollen’€™s lawsuit to suppress voting in Wisconsin, you might want to click here: http://www.ozaukeecountyrepublicans.com/cm/pdfs/news/J.B.%20Van%20Hollen%20Newsletter%20-%20August%206,%202008.pdf But then again,...

    Scot Ross, 09/13/2008
  • Partisanship, Arrogance and Planned Chaos at the Polls

    Wisconsin’€™s Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is trying to remake himself into the very image of Florida’€™s infamous Katherine Harris. His filing of a frivolous lawsuit against the state’€™s Government Accountability...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/11/2008
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for McCain Co-Chair Van Hollen to Recuse From Frivolous Lawsuit

    Republican Attorney General JB Van Hollen has put the Republican Party ahead of the taxpayers of Wisconsin by filing a frivolous election lawsuit and must recuse himself.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/10/2008
  • J.B. Van Hollen, Wisconsin’€™s Katherine Harris

    When he was running for Attorney General, JB Van Hollen made a fake lament about ‘€œfrivolous’€ lawsuits a major part of his stump speech. After all of that grandstanding who could forget...

    Cory Liebmann, 09/10/2008
  • WMC to Members: (Don’t) Read the Fine Print

    WMC has launched a (multi-)million dollar fundraising campaign to its members to finance continued issue-based smear campaigns against progressives who don’€™t kow-tow to WMC’€™s pro-corporate, anti-worker agenda. We all know WMC has distorted...

    Scot Ross, 08/07/2008
  • WMC Got What It Paid For, We Get the Shaft

    In a 4-3 decision the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled against the State of Wisconsin in the Department of Revenue v. Menasha Corporation case. Of all people, ethically challenged Justice Annette Ziegler wrote...

    Cory Liebmann, 07/10/2008
  • OWN Files Complaint Against Gableman for Potential Professional Misconduct

    We are asking OLR to investigate because two district attorneys, the Attorney General and the Government Accountability Office have been unwilling to look further into this matter.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2008
  • Gableman Has Serious Questions to Answer

    After asking three separate law enforcement agencies and the Government Accountability Board to investigate questionable calls made by then-Ashland County District Attorney Michael Gableman, One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with...

    Cory Liebmann, 07/09/2008
  • Van Hollen Legislation Part 2

    Van Hollen’€™s second act of legislation was within another hazy area of legislation, the issuing of permits to retired officers. This is an area of legislation that Wisconsin differs from in all...

    Cory Liebmann, 07/07/2008
  • Van Hollens Legislation Part 1

    Judicial Activism is both praised and criticized, as it often divides the court„ but it has without question produced valuable results over issues that were controversial at some time, such as Brown...

    Cory Liebmann, 06/30/2008
  • Super Sensitive Van Hollen

    We already know that the J.B. Van Hollen administration at the Wisconsin Department of Justice has been engaged in a war of partisans vs. law enforcement professionals. First he chased out the...

    Cory Liebmann, 06/10/2008
  • When in Doubt, Hand Out a Gun

    Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has had a rough couple of weeks recently. First he and his partisan hires have been waging a war on the professionals in the Department of...

    Cory Liebmann, 06/05/2008
  • Van Hollen Helps Run Out the Clock

    Several months ago One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint with the new Government Accountability Board regarding Supreme Court Justice Elect-Michael Gableman. At the center of the issue are what appear to be...

    Cory Liebmann, 06/03/2008
  • Van Hollen Refusal to Investigate Gableman Misconduct Contrasts Election Year Promises

    JB Van Hollen’s refusal to investigate Mike Gableman runs in stark contrast to his public integrity promises as a 2006 Attorney General candidate.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/03/2008
  • The Purging of Professionals Continues

    First J.B. Van Hollen and his political cronies at the Department of Justice chased out Jim Warren. He led the Division of Criminal Investigation for the last 10 years and was well...

    Cory Liebmann, 05/22/2008
  • The Partisans Vs. The Professionals

    Shortly after taking office State Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen began handing out jobs to partisan cronies. For example, he made Ray Taffora his Deputy. He did this even though Taffora had...

    Cory Liebmann, 05/21/2008
  • Public Records Are Not Created Equally

    On Friday, the Wisconsin State Journal fawned over Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen in an editorial. It was about a recent opinion that he issued regarding open records on traffic accidents and...

    Cory Liebmann, 05/04/2008
  • Losing Professionals, Promoting Partisans

    While J.B. Van Hollen is having a problem hanging on to veteran lawmen at the Department of Justice, there is no shortage of political cronies that he isn’€™t willing to hire and...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/22/2008
  • J.B. Van Hollen Should Get Sirius

    Is J.B. Van Hollen running out of work or something? Yesterday it was reported that the Wisconsin Attorney General sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission, asking them to block a...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/10/2008
  • All Election Laws Matter

    All Children Matter, a pro-private school vouchers group founded by a Michigan Republican billionaire was fined $5.2 million for illegally funneling money into Ohio campaigns. This is the same group that is...

    Cory Liebmann, 04/06/2008
  • All Children Matter Hit With $5.2 Million Fine for Illegally Funneling Campaign Money

    All Children Matter, the pro-private school vouchers group founded by Michigan Republican billionaire Richard DeVos was leveled with a $5.2 million fine Friday for illegally funneling money into Ohio campaigns.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/06/2008
  • Big Oil Strike in Waukesha County

    This weekend, Americans for Prosperity gathered together a bunch of Republicans and right wingers to talk about why more of your tax dollars should go to corporations.   Given that Americans for...

    Scot Ross, 02/10/2008
  • J.B. Won’t Save You Milwaukee

    Hey Milwaukee, do you remember J.B. Van Hollen’s bold promises, when he was a candidate, about fighting crime?  Apparently you can forget them all because he confessed in a recent story that he...

    Cory Liebmann, 01/08/2008
  • Priorities

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/18/2006